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so frequently face discrimination in everyday life. in all aspects of their life. from education, employment and health care, to all of their social relationships. as a result it's harder for them to stay healthy, to get health care insurance coverage, and to get the health care they need. here at cap we are leveraging implementation of the affordable care act help eliminate barriers that keep the and transgender people in the with hiv from achieving the highest animal health care needs, health care that they need. in particular, our lgbt stated change project is working in states across the country to support better data collection, better consumer protection, comprehensive and reliable insurance benefits, and a successful implementation of the medicaid expansion. when you look at the affordable care act, you know, those on the right complained that it is a bit of social engineering. and what it really is is trying to ensure that we cover all americans and provide them with good coverage. we should also look at the aca as an opportunity to expand basic rights for the lesbian, ga
much done when they were leaving the committee on health, education, labor and pensions. the 80/20 will means that we agree on 80% of the stuff and we disagreed on 20% of issued we decided to focus on 80% we agreed on, set the other aside to look at another day. that's how they were able to get a lot done. maybe describes what we're doing here. whatever you're doing i think is working, just keep at it. said in a at this next. she stepped out for a moment. we would go to senator heitkamp. if senator -- senator heitkamp, you are recognized. >> thank you so much mr. chairman. and thank you for appearing today. i actually do know janet pretty well, and she's not perfect. tell her i said that. [laughter] we were '80s together. during my time in public life, i've been a tax auditor, tax commission. i've been and attorney general. so this is an area that a think i've kind of two perspectives on but how difficult it is to do security, how difficult it is to wake up every day and realize primarily your mission is to protect this country and to protect people. but the only we can do it is
was offered social housing and now determined to improve the situation from the education. he will lose fourteen pounds in the tax and three pounds in council tax leaving 11 pounds per week after utility. based on the prime minister's experience of hardship what advice does he have for jordan? >> the point i would make to the honorable lady, first of all, the government is investing in social housing. she'll hear more about that in a moment or two. the second point, when housing benefit costs 23 billion pounds a year, we have to reform it. there's a basic issue of fairness which is why should someone who is living in private rented accommodation not receive a spare room subsidize when someone in social housing should? there's a basic issue of fairness. that's why it should be put right. >> i might be honorable member for -- i'm very proud of our coalition for sticking to -- [inaudible] >> the honorable lay by's question -- lady's question must be heard. >> we set an example for the world and later on this month the prime minister goes to bali to co-chair the high level panel to discuss
and women who served the best health care, the best educational opportunities, and the best job available. they deserve nothing less. it is my hope that this reckless and shortsighted decision will mark a turning point in american history and that that we will never again wage an unnecessary war. we must use all the tools of america's power in resolving disputes, including diplomacy. we must have sufficient congressional debate. we only debated this go to war resolution probably a couple hours. we need more debate and oversight before ever putting another u.s. soldier in harm's way. finally, mr. speaker, just like in iraq, there is no military solution in afghanistan. we need to bring the war in afghanistan to an accelerated end and to bring our troops home now. dr. martin luther king jr. in expressing his sentiment during a different war said, the bombs in vietnam exploded home. they destroy the hopes and possibilities of a decent america. let us put this decade of perpetual warfare behind us, invest in our veterans, our children, and get about the business of nation building
and as a result programs ranging from public education to fire and safety programs, the basic services of government, are not able to be met because of inadequate revenue. this amendment seeks to ensure that funding for the payment in lieu of taxes program is at least roughly equivalent to the lost property tax revenues due to the presence of public land. i urge each of my colleagues to support this amendment. mrs. murray: mr. president, we would take this on a voice vote. mr. president? mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from washington. mrs. murray: mr. president, i would ask the senate to accommodate us. we're willing to give it to you. a senator: let's do it. the presiding officer: the question is on the amendment. all those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. the ayes appear to have it. the ayes do have it. the amendment is agreed to. there are now two minutes equally divided prior to a vote on an amendment numbered 414 offered by mr. coburn. mr. coburn: i ask unanimous consent to withdraw the amendment. the presiding officer: without objection, so ordered. [applau
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